health care and support
Just Clean Your Hands is the program that aims at the promotion of cleaning hands by the health care and support staff in the London Health Sciences Center. The program focuses on the health care and support staff, which is supposed to bear the full responsibility for the maintenance of the clean and healthy environment in the clinic. However, the problem is that the London Health Sciences Center still faces the problem of the low hands cleaning rate that puts under a threat the health of health care professionals, support staff and clients of the clinic. Therefore, the introduction of the Just Clean Your Hands program is essential for the clinic to enhance its quality of services delivered to patients and to secure the health care environment from spreading infections and diseases caused by unclean hands or poor hands cleaning culture of the clinic’s staff.
Just Clean Your Hands is the program that aims at the maintenance of the healthy environment in the London Health Sciences Center’s medical and support staff. The maintenance of the healthy environment is crucial for the delivery of efficient health care services. This program focuses on the training of the staff how to clean hands and to develop the culture of cleaning hands among health care professionals and support staff. In such a way, the program will create the healthy environment in the clinic through the training of the staff and developing right habits of cleaning their hands.
Otherwise, there is a high risk of the contamination of patients as well as health care professionals and support staff working in the center. Unclean hands of the health care and support staff is one of the major risk factor for inpatients as well as for the staff. Unclean hands are source of danger and high risk of spreading infections and contamination of patients and health care professionals along with the support staff. At the moment, the London Health Sciences Center has the poor hand washing compliant rate. Therefore, the center faced the high risk of spreading infections and disease because of the poor hand washing culture. The poor hand cleaning culture puts under a threat the health of patients and the health care and support staff.
Even though there are objective factors that cause the poor hand washing rate, such as the work overload, but the health care and support staff should respect hand washing standards because it is the matter of hygiene and health of the staff and clients. Health care professionals and support staff should be aware of the importance of cleaning hands to secure themselves and patients from numerous threats and risks, which are particularly high in the health care environment, where the staff and patients are constantly exposed to the risk of the contamination and regular and through cleaning of hands is essential to keep the staff and patients from the contamination by some infectious disease or developing other health problems that may be transmitted via unclean hands.
In such a situation, the simple cleaning hands will help to reduce the risk of spreading infections and health problems within the clinical environment will be helpful. In addition, cleaning hands helps to protect clients from deteriorating their condition under the impact of infections brought into the clinical environment because of unclean hands. The cleaning of hands does not need many efforts from the part of health care professionals and support staff. They should just clean their hands regularly and throughout and that is what Just Clean Your Hands is trying to teach them. Furthermore, cleaning hands is the simple but cost-efficient method because it allows saving costs of the health care organization because simple measure that cost next to nothing, cleaning hands, can prevent the development of serious health conditions that will require costly and serious treatment.
At the same time, it is worth mentioning the fact that often the problem is not the negligence of the health care and support staff that leads to their failure to clean their hands regularly. Instead, the problem often is the wrong hands cleaning technique. In this regard, Just Clean Your Hands program offers the detailed recommendations and training of the staff to clean hands right that improves the quality of hands cleaning and makes it really efficient. As a result, health care professionals and support staff clean their hands effectively and, thus, secure themselves, their colleagues and clients. Therefore, the implementation of the Just Clean Your Hands program will help the health care and support staff of the London Health Sciences Center to resolve the problem of the low hands cleaning rate and improve the health care environment in the clinic.
Thus, Just Clean Your Hands is an effective program that has to be implemented into the London Health Sciences Center to improve the hands cleaning culture of the staff and to secure not only the personnel of the clinic but also clients.